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Mercury At Y-12: A Study of Mercury Use at the Y-12 Plant, Accountability, and Impacts on Y-12 Workers and the Environment-1950 to 1983
Active: Records Center, Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, TN
Originating Office: 1983 Mercury Task Force
Finding Aids: Not Applicable
Disposition AuthorityPermanent Collection
Series Description: Mercury At Y-12: A Study of Mercury Use at the Y-12 Plant, Accountability, and Impacts on Y-12 Workers and the Environment-1950 to 1983 is the final report of the 1983 Mercury Task Force. It provides a history of lithium isotope separation and a detailed discussion of the mercury material accountability at Y-12. The report also furnishes summaries of the health studies performed on Y-12 workers exposed to elevated concentrations of mercury toxicity and efforts by Y-12 to monitor the workplace for mercury contamination and safeguard workers against mercury toxicity. The report also summarizes studies of the environmental impact of mercury toxicity. The bibliography provides a document-level inventory and description of the Y-12 Mercury Task Force Files.
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